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Youth unemployment: is it really as drastic as they say?

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) published some dramatic quotes last month relating to youth unemployment. The opposition leader, Ed Miliband, chants and jibes at the coalition for the ‘lost generation’. But figures that were not taken into account are … Continue reading

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Simplifying Statistics

In December 2010 statistics were released that showed the UK is now the fattest nation in Europe. The figures came from a study by the European Commission and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), which examined the health … Continue reading

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What does Data journalism mean?

Data journalism makes facts and figures more accessible. Turing information into graphs, diagrams and pictures makes the information a lot easier to understand. Especially with comparable information. When I think of data journalism I think of Wikileaks, and the data … Continue reading

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